Update 6:41 p.m. Tuesday:
Darien Social has opened—actually a little early in late January. We have more pictures of the place attached to this article.
A new bar and restaurant, , is reportedly set to open in downtown Darien on Feb. 1—just in time for the 's "" event, promoting 's many great eateries, starting Feb. 6.
A statement released by the the new lunch and dinner spot at 10 Center St. describes the location as a “corner spot of a rejuvenated downtown Darien with a window overlooking the Metro-North train station and town.”
Described as “a place to gather over food and drinks that encompasses everything an all-American bar should be,” the restaurant boasts a diverse menu including items such as “local oysters with sherry onions and crispy shallots; deviled eggs with house made mayo, pimento, and chives; pork belly ‘BLT sliders’ with tomato aioli and arugula; and Swedish meatballs served with sweet jam, toast and foie gravy.”
As part of Darien Restaurant Week, Darien Social (along with other participating restaurants) will be offering a special price-fixed menu beginning Monday, Feb. 6, and running through Friday, Feb. 10. Lunches will range from $10.12 to $20.12, while Dinner will run from $15.12 to $30.12.
Darien Social's executive chef, Nick Bilello, opened the original Burger Bar & Bistro in South Norwalk in 2006. Bilello said his team "is excited to introduce our menu and what better way to do so than with a specially designed multi-course menu.”
10 Center St.
Editor's note: This article originally was published by Darien Patch on Monday, Jan. 23.